Man Arrested in Underage/Sex Tape Extortion Case

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St Bernard deputies arrested a man accused of having sex with an underage girl.  He’s also accused of extortion.

According to deputies, 21-year-old John Johnson met the girl on a social networking site and had sex with her.

Deputies say Johnson threatened to post sexually explicit video of the two on the internet if she refused to continue the relationship.

The SBPSO says Johnson confessed to having sex with the girl.  But no video has been found.

As of Wednesday night, Johnson was in jail on a $75,000 bond.